UBA’s Bankole Odusanya breaks down Nigeria’s bond auction
30 March 2020 | 4:24 pm
Bankole Odusanya, Head of Fixed Income Trading at United Bank for Africa (UBA) joins CNBC Africa to discuss investors’ response to bond auction by Nigeria’s Debt Management Office.
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We discuss some sad and thrilling 007 news that's popping up in the press. We also discuss the pros and cons of this year's virtual UN General Assembly. Finally, we take a look at melting Arctic ice and at how many bars and pubs were put on ice because of the coronavirus.
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Scottish movie legend Sean Connery, who shot to international stardom as the suave, sexy and sophisticated British agent James Bond and went on to grace the silver screen for four decades, has died aged 90.
21 Nov 2020
Traders say market players are reinvesting in Nigeria’s bond space owing to the low yields in the Treasury bills market. Tunde Adama, Head of Trading at CITI Nigeria joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to discuss the dynamics at play at Nigeria’s Fixed income and the forex market.
22 Nov 2020
Sanctions combined with global economic malaise are a double hit on North Korea. In Japan, there is concern that a pro-Pyongyang newspaper in Tokyo has introduced a paywall to funnel money into the Kim regime's coffers.
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Oil prices edged higher as drug maker Pfizer said the final result of its COVID-19 trial showed a 95 per cent efficacy and plans to apply for an emergency U.S authorization within days. Bankole Odusanya, Head of Fixed Income trading at UBA joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Taking advantage of the sudden shift to working from home, Greece wants to offer a big tax break to get remote workers to move there. It is the latest play from an EU underdog trying to make the most of the pandemic.
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Bond girl and 'Charlie's Angels' actress Tanya Roberts has passed away at the age of 65.
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Sports betting: Youth take up career in gaming as means of additional income
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Nigeria's low income earners groan over electricity tariff hike
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Many Sudanese are cutting down on groceries for Ramadan feasts this year as acute inflation blunts the impact of a donor-funded scheme to pay most citizens a basic monthly income.
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Madagascar is facing a second deadly wave of Covid-19, as the South African variant spreads across the island nation. In the past month, almost 13,000 infections and 250 deaths have been recorded, according to official figures that likely represent a vast underestimate. The situation is spiralling out of control and has been worsened by shortages of oxygen and medicine, with hospitals overwhelmed. Meanwhile, the authorities are downplaying the gravity of the situation. The first vaccines are due to arrive at the end of the week in Madagascar. Our correspondent Gaëlle Borgia reports.
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